[TIP] Unit and Acceptance testing WxPython

iain duncan iainduncan at telus.net
Sat Apr 26 21:06:15 PDT 2008

On Sat, 2008-26-04 at 19:14 -0600, Nate Lowrie wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 6:19 PM, Chuck Esterbrook
> <chuck.esterbrook at gmail.com> wrote:
> >  Nate,
> >
> >  Obviously you have not gotten any suggestions here. (Although I just
> >  noticed that the Reply-to goes to the poster, not the list--so maybe
> >  you have.) I wish I could provide some, but I'm also wondering what's
> >  involved with automating the testing of GUI components.
> >
> >  Have you gotten any suggestions elsewhere? Have you tried the wxPython
> >  list or wiki?
> >
> >  -Chuck
> >
> Chuck,
> I haven't gotten any responses, but I figured it out.  I am design the
> GUI as a Humble Dialog.  Essentially, it's a MVC architecture in which
> the view is as thin a wrapper is possible, with all of the logic
> implemented in the controller, which is testable.  It has been working
> out really well so far.  Also, I sort of lied when I said I am using
> WxPython.  I am actually using Dabo, which is a Pythonic wrapper over
> WxPython.  The reason I mention this is that the Dabo UI syntax
> results in far less code to create the same application.  So, I can
> minimize the view code which means less code overall that is untested.
>  If there is interest I could write an article and post it to my
> website.

I'm interested!


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